Infrastructure giant Metro Pacific Investments Corp. said the first phase of its C-5 South Link Expressway project is on track and will be finished by March 2019, a statement showed. The first phase is a 2.2-km section that will connect C-5 to Merville. The entire project is a six-lane 7.7-km expressway that will run to […]
BERLIN, Germany — Sports car maker Porsche said Sunday it would become the first German auto giant to abandon the diesel engine, reacting to parent company Volkswagen’s emissions cheating scandal and urban driving bans. “There won’t be any Porsche diesels in the future,” CEO Oliver Blume told the newspaper Bild am Sonntag. Instead, the luxury […]
Premium bus operator UBE Express has launched a new point-to-point (P2P) route that will link the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia) passenger terminals with Robinsons Galleria, located at the heart of Metro Manila in the Ortigas Business District. This latest P2P initiative—among the solutions aimed at cutting road congestion through the use of mass transit […]
Volkswagen announced it would end production of its iconic “Beetle” cars in 2019 after adding a pair of final editions of the bug-shaped vehicles. The curvy-topped sedans, which shook off Nazi origins to become a global auto phenomenon, are being sidelined as Volkswagen emphasizes electric cars and larger family-oriented vehicles. But company officials, still trying […]
To ease road congestion in the National Capital Region, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) will assist the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) in crafting a five-year traffic management action plan. In a statement Wednesday, Japan’s aid agency said it signed this week with the MMDA the records of discussion for the comprehensive traffic management plan […]
DETROIT — Nissan recalled more than 215,000 cars and SUVs in the US due to a fire risk and is advising people to park the vehicles outdoors in rare cases. An anti-lock brake pump can leak brake fluid onto a circuit board, causing an electrical short and increasing the fire risk, according to the company. […]
Toyota is bringing innovation to the Paris Motor Show with a zone featuring all its latest models in their hybrid versions.
Pro-Duterte blogger Drew Olivar apologized on Saturday to those who were alarmed by his Edsa bomb scare post on Facebook. “Ito magso-sorry lang ako kung may naalarma po diyan na parang iba yung pagkakaintindi ng sinabi ko. Doon po ako magsossorry. So sorry po,” Olivar said during a press conference at the headquarters of the […]
Tesla’s priorities are shifting; the repair wait complaint inspired Musk to counter the issue with in-house body shops.
In the 1990s, both the wife and I shared one automotive aspiration: the BMW 5-Series, or 5er, as the Germans would call this.
If I could call it an NPE, for want of a more palatable term, then so be it. But if you must know, an NPE is a near-puke experience, like the NDE is of the deathly kind.
The new Jaguar E-Pace is a rather bold attempt at a vehicle by a company known mainly for beautifully curvaceous sports cars and sedans.
After making available its first three groundbreaking new models last May, namely the Santana 1.4 MPI Manual Transmission Trendline, the Lavida 230 TSI DSG Comfortline, and the Tiguan 280 TSI DSG Comfortline, Volkswagen Philippines has announced that three more new models will be available by November. These are the mid and high variants of the […]
Hyundai Asia Resources, Inc. (HARI), the official distributor of Hyundai vehicles in the Philippines, has recently announced the brand showed a minimal dip of 8.3% or a total of 22,223 units compared to last year’s 24,233 units as it closed its 2018 eight-month sales report. August performance alone was exceptional given that it is the […]
Honda Cars Philippines, Inc (HCPI), Honda’s automobile business unit in the Philippines will hold the Honda Auto Expo display at Ayala Malls Trinoma this coming September 21-27, 2018. The expo will feature Honda’s sporty and advanced line up with the Honda City Sport, the BR-V Touring, the Civic RS and the CR-V 7-Seater Diesel Turbo […]